China Telecom

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is China Telecom doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 41

China Telecom has a DitchCarbon Score of 41 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would reflect a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to environmental sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

China Telecom is part of the telecommunications sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

China Telecom’s sustainability efforts are influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity rating. If China has a high carbon intensity, it suggests that the company may face challenges in reducing its environmental impact due to the regional reliance on carbon-intensive energy sources.

...this company is doing 6.81% worse in emissions than the industry average.

China Telecom is a major player in the telecommunications sector, headquartered in Beijing. Founded in 2002, the company provides a wide range of services including broadband internet, mobile telephony, and fixed-line services. As a key industry leader, China Telecom continues to expand its influence and network through strategic relationships and customer engagement.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for China Telecom

China Telecom could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational sustainability.

Bad news, China Telecom hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

China Telecom has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.
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